Amendment of the Law — 11. Fuel duties (rates and rebates from April 2010) — 30 Mar 2010 at 21:44

Helen Jones MP, Warrington North voted with the majority (Teller for the Ayes).

Question put,

That-

(1) The Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979 is amended as follows.(2) In section 6(1A) (main rates)-

(a) in paragraph (a) (unleaded petrol), for "£0.5619" substitute "£0.5719",

(b) in paragraph (aa) (aviation gasoline), for "£0.3457" substitute "£0.3835",

(c) in paragraph (b) (light oil other than unleaded petrol or aviation gasoline), for "£0.6591" substitute "£0.6691", and

(d) in paragraph (c) (heavy oil), for "£0.5619" substitute "£0.5719".

(3) In section 6AA(3) (rate of duty on biodiesel), for "shall be £0.3619 a litre." substitute "is the same as that in the case of heavy oil."(4) In section 6AB (rate of duty on bioblend)-

(a) in subsection (3), for the words after "is the" substitute "same as that in the case of heavy oil.", and

(b) omit subsections (4) and (5).

(5) In section 6AD(3) (rate of duty on bioethanol), for "shall be £0.3619 a litre." substitute "is the same as that in the case of unleaded petrol."(6) In section 6AE (rate of duty on blends of bioethanol and hydrocarbon oil)-

(a) in subsection (3), for the words after "bioethanol blend" substitute "is the same as that in the case of unleaded petrol.", and

(b) omit subsections (4) and (5).

(7) In section 8(3) (road fuel gas)-

(a) in paragraph (a) (natural road fuel gas), for "£0.2216" substitute "£0.2360", and

(b) in paragraph (b) (other road fuel gas), for "£0.2767" substitute "£0.3053".

(8) In section 11(1) (rebate on heavy oil)-

(a) in paragraph (a) (fuel oil), for "£0.1037" substitute "£0.1055", and

(b) in paragraph (b) (gas oil), for "£0.1080" substitute "£0.1099".

(9) In section 14(1) (rebate on light oil for use as furnace fuel), for "£0.1037" substitute "£0.1055".(10) In section 14A(2) (rebate on certain biodiesel), for "£0.1080" substitute "£0.1099".(11) The following are revoked-

(a) the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties (Hydrogenation of Biomass) (Reliefs)

(b) the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties (Sulphur-free Diesel) (Hydrogenation of Biomass) (Reliefs) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/2406), and

(c) regulation 11 of the Hydrocarbon Oil, Biofuels and Other Fuel Substitutes (Determination of Composition of a Substance and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/753).

(12) The amendments made by this Resolution come into force on 1 April 2010.

And it is declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

The House divided: Ayes 298, Noes 63.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con0 100.5%
DUP0 7087.5%
Ind0 3050.0%
Lab298 (+2 tell) 0086.2%
LDem0 43 (+1 tell)069.8%
PC0 30100.0%
SNP0 6 (+1 tell)0100.0%
Total:298 63058.1%

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